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Dogwood Family Partnership Handbook
Read our virtual parent handbook to learn about critical information to ensure the health and safety of all our Dragons, new policies and procedures specific to Dogwood and resources provided by FCPS.
See the Latest News from Dogwood Digest
Our "Dogwood Digest" News You Choose newsletter comes out every Thursday evening and sometimes in between!
Stay up to date with the latest on what Dogwood ES families need to know, school and community events, reminders, pictures, grade level newsletters and all our good news from Dogwood! Click on "View as a webpage" to see images and pictures.
2021-22 Kindergarten and New Student Registration is Open!
We're excited to welcome our newest Dragons for next year! Looking for information about registering a new student with us? Begin the process! A child may enter kindergarten for this coming school year if he or she turns five on or before September 30, 2021.
Our Student Information Assistant, Pam Taylor, will contact you soon after. Questions? Please call 703-262-3100 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Return to School
Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) is partnering with families to ensure we keep students and staff safe and healthy as we return to school buildings for learning. Working together, we will follow recommended health guidance that focuses on student health, safety, and emotional well-being.
Kindergarten and Grade 1 Dual Language Immersion Lottery Registration is Open
Online registration for the lottery is open. Parents may register their child for the 2021-2022 school year using their FCPS SIS account credentials. Registration for Grade 1 will be open until February 18 at 4 p.m. Registration for Kindergarten will be open until March 11 at 4 p.m.
Parent Technology Help Desk
To support families who are working with their children during distance learning, Fairfax County Public Schools now has a Parent Technology Help Desk. The number is 1-833-921-3277 (833-921-FCPS). It will be answered by staff 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week. If the help desk is unable to solve the issue on the phone with the parent or guardian, they will enter a ticket on the parent’s behalf and the request for help will be transferred to the appropriate FCPS team.
No-Cost Meals for All FCPS Students through June 30, 2021
Grab and Go meal sites are open 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (excluding holidays). Meal Kits sites distribute each Wednesday from 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., or until supplies are exhausted. Buses distributing meals are operating Monday through Friday. Breakfast and lunch will be available at no-cost Monday-Friday at all schools with in-person instruction. Specific information about meal distribution locations and bus distribution schedules are available.
Upcoming Events at Dogwood Elementary School
Mental Health Resources: 24/7 Emergency Numbers
CrisisLink Regional Hotline
Dominion Hospital Emergency
Mobile Crisis Unit